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Wade Pfau, renowned retirement income expert, to speak at the FPA of South Carolina annual symposium

 

The Financial Planning Association of South Carolina announced today that Wade Pfau, Ph.D., CFP, will speak at their annual symposium and sponsor expo being held on Thursday, October 10 and Friday, October 11 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Dr. Pfau will present two sessions on Friday, October 11 – “Sustainable Spending in Retirement” and…

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Select Health makes it easier for members to get medical help during hurricane Dorian

 

Policies Temporarily Lifted to Help Members in Affected Areas Access Needed Care and Services North Charleston, S.C. — Select Health of South Carolina, the state’s oldest and largest Medicaid managed care organization and part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, is committed to the health and safety of South Carolina’s communities during Hurricane Dorian, which is…

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MUSC Health clinics closed on Wednesday

 

All MUSC Health and after hours clinics and retail pharmacies (Rutledge Tower, University Hospital and Ashley River Tower) are open today, Tuesday, Sept. 3 with normal hours. MUSC Health clinics will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 4. MUSC Health pharmacy hours for the remainder of the week will be determined later today and with any community…

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ChartSpan announces addition to Board of Directors, Sarath Degala of BIP Capital

 

Greenville-based Chartspan, the largest Chronic Care Management provider in the United States, has announced that Sarath Degala, Senior Vice President of BIP Capital, has been appointed to its new Board of Directors. BIP Capital is the leader of a five investor syndicate group that recently closed a $15 million Series A round of venture capital with ChartSpan. ChartSpan…

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Adult Immunizations: Vaccines Are Not Just for Kids

 

Immunization Awareness Month and serves as a great reminder of the important role that regular immunizations play in making communities healthier. Vaccinations are often easier to remember when a school or organization requires them. Many adults, however, don’t have these regular reminders. Immunizations are recommended for all ages and are one of the safest and…

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Chelsea R. Johnson, O.D. joins Dr. Kerry Solomon’s Ophthalmology team

 

Dr. Kerry Solomon, world renowned ophthalmologist and South Carolina’s leading LASIK and laser cataract surgeon, welcomed Chelsea R. Johnson, O.D. to his award-winning ophthalmology team. “Dr. Johnson is extremely smart and sharp, and will be a phenomenal addition to our team,” said Dr. Kerry Solomon. “Dr. Johnson will provide exceptional care for our patients in…

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Move Your Body and Eat Right for Long-Term Quality of Life: Brain Power Salad Recipe

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   Recently, I went to Biltmore to see Kool and the Gang play some old favorites that I grew up listening to. After their fantastic performance the O’Jays performed for an hour and a half! I was awestruck at the amount of physical activity these guys were able…

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CAE unveils new Mamava Pod in partnership with Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

 

The Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) and Riverbanks Zoo and Garden today unveiled a new addition on the concourse – a Mamava lactation and breastfeeding pod. The private, secure suite provides mothers with a new option for breastfeeding and pumping while traveling. “We’re always looking for ways to enhance our traveler’s experience,” said Mike Gula, Executive…

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Cancer Association event to Go Over the Edge of AC Hotel Spartanburg

 

The Cancer Association of Spartanburg & Cherokee Counties Inc. announces the return of the popular fundraiser, Over The Edge Upstate – slated for Friday, October 18, at AC Hotel Spartanburg, presented by United Community Bank. What is OVER THE EDGE UPSTATE? This exciting event gives participants the opportunity to rappel more than 100 feet down…

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Healthy habits to ensure a successful school year for high school kids

 

Another school year has begun. Teenagers are more independent than younger children when it comes to health management, but they still need encouragement and direction to build healthy lifestyle habits, especially during the school year. Here are some of the ways you can work with your child for a healthy school experience. Schedule annual physicals.…

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